Eight of Feathers / Swords

Eight of Feathers / Swords

Have I mentioned that this suit is a bummer? When a long-term romantic/sexual relationship was imploding right around the time I started delving seriously into tarot, the Eight of Feathers kept coming up again. And again. And again. It seemed appropriate then and is even more so in hindsight.

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Tabling at the Zine Pavilion (ALA Conference)

I should probably mention that I will be tabling this Saturday and Sunday at the Zine Pavilion at the ALA Conference in Chicago this weekend. If you’re going to be there, definitely stop by. I’ll have copies of most of my zines for sale.

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Six of Feathers / Swords

Six of Feathers / Swords
Took an unscheduled hiatus from this project, but I’m back. This is a pretty good card to return with. The Feathers are a hard suit, but this isn’t a negative/difficult card. While I can see the potential “bad idea” aspect of the Six of Feathers, I normally see this as a good omen type of card. I am very much a look (and plan and plan some more) before you leap kind of person, so I tend to look at this card as a push to take action or change things up.

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Five of Feathers / Swords

Five of Feathers / Swords
Man, this suit is rough. The energy of the Five of Feathers is bizarre, but oddly understandable. While someone literally sewing feathers onto their skin may seem ridiculous, this person obviously isn’t doing this on the spur of the moment. The dead bird, feathers, thread, and needles are all laid out. There was a plan in place here. Why this started isn’t as important as why it is continuing. Clearly, this isn’t a good way to accomplish whatever this person initially wanted to accomplish, but they aren’t taking a step back to reconsider.

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